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Primary Care Providers Win Challenge of CMS Interpretation of Enhanced Payment Law

With the help and support of the Tennessee Medical Association, 21 Tennessee physicians of underserved communities joined together and retained Bass, Berry & Sims to file suit against the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to stop improper collection efforts. Our team, led by David King, was successful in halting efforts to recoup TennCare payments that were used legitimately to expand services in communities that needed them. Read more

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Healthcare Private Equity Compliance Checklist

The complex and ever-changing healthcare regulatory and enforcement environment, including increased focus on the role of private equity firms in their portfolio companies, make compliance a top priority for private equity firms investing in healthcare companies. The best way to limit your exposure as a private equity firm is to avoid a compliance misstep in the first place. Additionally, an effective and robust compliance program for your portfolio healthcare company makes it much more attractive to potential buyers and helps you avoid an unexpected and costly investigation or valuation hit down the road. Download the Healthcare Private Equity Compliance Checklist to assess whether your portfolio company's compliance program is up-to-date.

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Britt K. Latham

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Nashville
(615) 742-7762 TEL
(615) 742-2847 FAX

Britt K. Latham

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7762 TEL
(615) 742-2847 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7762 TEL
(615) 742-2847 FAX

Until February 2016, Britt Latham served as the Chair of the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group, and he currently serves as co-chair of the firm's Securities & Shareholder Litigation practice group. Britt has been involved in numerous high profile cases, including notably the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement, and in significant federal securities, ERISA, and derivative multi-district litigation related to an investment fund loss in the wake of the financial crisis.

Britt represents public companies, their directors and senior management in complex securities class actions, merger class actions, and other types of business disputes, as well as advising public and private clients involved in internal investigations. He has protected the interests of clients in more than 50 class actions in various states, with billions in potential exposure.

Until February 2016, Britt Latham served as the Chair of the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group, and he currently serves as co-chair of the firm's Securities & Shareholder Litigation practice group. Britt has been involved in numerous high profile cases, including notably the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement, and in significant federal securities, ERISA, and derivative multi-district litigation related to an investment fund loss in the wake of the financial crisis.

Britt represents public companies, their directors and senior management in complex securities class actions, merger class actions, other types of business disputes, and investigations before the Securities & Exchange Commission and other federal agencies. He has protected the interests of clients in more than 50 class actions in various states, with billions in potential exposure.

More specifically, Britt's practice encompasses:

  • Securities & Shareholder Litigation – Representing corporate defendants in securities and business-related litigation, including class actions, shareholder disputes and derivative actions in state and federal court, in mediation and in pre-litigation work-outs.
  • Compliance & Government Investigations – Conducting internal investigations for public and private companies; representing companies under civil or administrative investigation from various federal agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of the Inspector General and the Department of Justice.
  • Healthcare Litigation – Representing hospitals and health systems and other healthcare-related entities in litigation and in connection with internal investigations and responding to government inquiries.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Britt practiced for 10 years with an international law firm in Dallas, Texas.

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Chambers USA — Litigation: General Commercial (2016-2018)

Best Lawyers in America® — Commercial Litigation (2013-2018)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2014-2017)

Benchmark Litigation — Future Star: Tennessee (2010-2017)

Martindale-Hubbell — AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

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